About James Cornthwaite FCA CTA

James Cornthwaite FCA CTA

James Cornthwaite FCA CTA

Partner

jamescornthwaite@scott-wilkinson.com

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A former pupil at St Aidan’s C of E High School, James attended Blackpool Sixth Form College and Lancaster University, graduating in 2004, gaining BSc. first class honours. He joined Moore and Smalley, Preston in 2005 and qualified as a chartered accountant in April 2009, subsequently qualifying as a chartered tax adviser.

James joined Scott & Wilkinson as a partner in 2012 and is responsible for a wide range of clients within the firm. Apart from his accountancy and tax work, James is also responsible for developing and promoting the firm’s farming and rural business sector.

James currently lives in Goosnargh, Preston with his wife and young family. When he is out of the office James enjoys spending time in the countryside, socialising with friends and clay pigeon shooting.



Extra time to prepare for MTD for Income Tax Self-Assessment

7th October 2021

Recently HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced that businesses will have an extra year to prepare for the digitalisation of Income Tax.

Hospitality Industry – Increased VAT Rate

23rd September 2021

From 1 October 2021, there will be a further change to the temporary VAT rate for those in the hospitality industry making supplies of catering, holiday accommodation, and admissions to attractions. The VAT rate will increase from 5% to 12.5% for 6 months before reverting back to the standard 20% ra

Memberships & Accreditations

When appointing a firm of accountants it is important to check that they are appropriately registered and regulated.

Our clients can be assured that Scott & Wilkinson are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out audit work in the United Kingdom and regulated for a range of investment business activities.

We are also registered with the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a firm of Chartered Tax advisors. 

Any use of the term "partner", if used, indicates a member of Scott & Wilkinson LLP or an employee of Scott & Wilkinson LLP with equivalent standing and does not indicate that a partnership exists for the purposes of the Partnership Act 1980.